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Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for What's The Frequency Kenneth? that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

REM's, "What's The Frequency Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You always shake violently, uh-huh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh.
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You wanna shot, fire at me, uh huh
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violet green, uh, huh!
REM's, "What's The Frequency Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were a shack, a violent hack.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a short of violet green.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
A smile that cut you, 2402
You said, 'Uh no, it was the shackles of you.'
Original Lyrics:
A smile like the cartoon, tooth for a tooth
You said that irony was the shackles of youth.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Butterfly decal and it's not what the things you see.
Original Lyrics:
Butterfly decal, rear-view mirror, dogging the scene.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Butterfly decal in your mirror, no don't be the same.
Original Lyrics:
Butterfly decal, rear-view mirror, dogging the scene.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Butterfly teacup
Original Lyrics:
Butterfly decal
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicken frickasee Kenneth
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never understood
Don't f*** with me, uh-huh
Original Lyrics:
I never understood
The frequency, uh-huh
This is NOT misheard, it's a RADIO EDIT
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never understood that we could sing.
Original Lyrics:
I never understood the frequency.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never understood what people say, uh-huh.
Original Lyrics:
I never understood the frequency, uh-huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw a picture, idiot's cream
Television from the a**-spider's scream.
Original Lyrics:
I thought I'd pegged you an idiot's dream
Tunnel vision from the outsider's screen.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I studied concoction draining on music teen and news magazine
Would you said I would troll un-discuss is not the same as I can be
The smile, a cartoon, toothbar or two
You said it all, it was the shackles of you.
Original Lyrics:
I'd studied your cartoons, radio, music, TV, movies, magazines
Richard said, 'Withdrawal in disgust is not the same as apathy'
A smile like the cartoon, tooth for a tooth
You said that irony was the shackles of youth.
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna shag violently, uh-huh
Original Lyrics:
Wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a loser.
Original Lyrics:
Armored suit
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm spinning a cotton ginny
or
I'm standing and constipated
or
I'm standing and constipated
Original Lyrics:
I'm standing and concentrating
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm studying, contemplating on Music TV, it's not the same.
Original Lyrics:
I'd studied your cartoons, radio, music, tv, movies, magazines.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is your Benz a dream, uh huh...
Original Lyrics:
Is your Benzadrine, uh huh.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Suckin on acid, ohh!
Original Lyrics:
Like an armored suit, uh-huh!
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
They said Yanni was the shackles of you.
Original Lyrics:
They say irony is the shackles of youth.
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say that ironing is the shackles of youth
Original Lyrics:
They say irony is the shackles of youth
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency Kenneth?
It's your bitzo tree. Uh huh!
Original Lyrics:
'What's the frequency Kenneth?'
Is your Benzedrine. Uh huh!
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth the Shark things have changed, uh-huh
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency Kenneth, is your benzadrine, uh-huh
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
The show ends at three
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
is your benzedrine
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
This sure bends a tree, uh-huh
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
It's your Benzedrine, uh-huh
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth? Is your Benz a drain, oh-oh
I was pinned down, locked up, no, not up to speed
I thought I picked you in the extreme
Tired of bashin' from the inside of Scream
I never understood the frequency, oh-oh
You are expecticious suck-a-na-ma, said oh-oh.
Original Lyrics:
'What's the frequency, Kenneth?' is your Benzedrine, uh-huh
I was brain-dead, locked out, numb, not up to speed
I thought I'd pegged you an idiot's dream
Tunnel vision from the outsider's screen
I never understood the frequency, uh-huh
You wore our expectations like an armored suit, uh-huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth? Is your Benz a dream? uh-huh.
Original Lyrics:
'What's the frequency, Kenneth?' is your Benzedrine, uh-huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
Yeah, sure, things have changed, uh-huh.
Original Lyrics:
'What's the frequency, Kenneth?'
Is your Benzedrine, uh-huh.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kevin?
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, can it?
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the frequency, can you explain
Things have gone down the drain, oh no.
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
It's your benzadrine, uh-huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where's the Friend's Agency, Kenneth?
Original Lyrics:
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You always said to "Fire the freak!", uh huh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh huh
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are a shark, violent and pretty, oh-oh.
or
You are a star, vile and pretty, oh-oh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said 'I love you' was the shark's point of view.
Original Lyrics:
You said that irony was the shackles of youth.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said an outtie was the shackles of you.
Original Lyrics:
You said that irony was the shackles of youth.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said that Arnie was the shackles of you.
Original Lyrics:
You said that irony was the shackles of youth.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said that I was the shackles of you.
Original Lyrics:
You said that irony is the shackles of youth.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said that I was the shackles of youth.
Original Lyrics:
You said that irony was the shackles of youth.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said that Lonnie was the shackles of youth
Original Lyrics:
You said irony was the shackles of youth.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said the Army put the shackles on you.
Original Lyrics:
You said irony was the shackles of youth.
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You used to shake violently, uh huh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You wanna shack? Fire and pain, uh-huh
or
You wanna shake violently, uh-huh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You wanna shop? Buy her a drink, uh-huh!
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh.
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You wanna shout violently, uh-huh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh.
R.E.M's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You war the sheriff of violent dreams, uh huh!
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violet green, uh, huh!
REM's, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were a sad, violent brain, uh huh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were a shack, fire and flame, uh-huh.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh-huh.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were a shack, wild and free, uh-huh!
Original Lyrics:
You were a shirt of violent green.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were a such a violent thing.
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green.
R.E.M.'s, "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were the sheriff the violent dreams of love
Original Lyrics:
You wore a shirt of violent green, uh huh
R.E.M.'s, "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
"What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" is your Benadryl
Original Lyrics:
"What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" is your benzedrine

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